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Add and subtract fractions word problems (same denominator)


The table shows the amount of apples three friends collected.
{}Amount (bucket)
Fredstart fraction, 5, divided by, 6, end fraction
Taylorstart fraction, 4, divided by, 6, end fraction
Amirstart fraction, 1, divided by, 6, end fraction
How many buckets of apples did Fred and Taylor pick combined?
  • Your answer should be
  • a proper fraction, like 1, slash, 2 or 6, slash, 10
  • an improper fraction, like 10, slash, 7 or 14, slash, 8